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Frank Sinatra - The Main Event | DVD | (28/01/2002)
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Part of a new collection of DVDs charting the outstanding range of Frank Sinatra's live performances. A man who put a unique stamp on the music of the 20th Century. Featuring many classic songs. Tracklist: Instrumental Medley of It Was A Very Good Year All The Way & My Kind Of Town The Lady Is A Tramp I Get A Kick Out Of You Let Me Try Again Autumn In New York I've Got You Under My Skin (Bad Bad) Leroy Brown Angel Eyes You Are The Sunshine Of My Life The House I L
Live Aid | DVD | (08/11/2004)
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The greatest show on earth and a gargantuan humanitarian effort to help those starving in Africa Live Aid took place on July 13th 1985 and brought together some of the biggest music stars of all time! ""Twenty years ago they not only played 'real good for free ' they took an issue that was nowhere on the agenda of the political world and placed it at the very top "" says concert organizer Bob Geldof. ""By buying the Live Aid DVD that day continues far off into some distant but hopeful
Band of Brothers | DVD | (20/11/2002)
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Based on the bestseller by Stephen E. Ambrose, the epic 10-part miniseries Band of Brothers tells the story of Easy Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army. Drawn from interviews with survivors of Easy Company, as well as soldiers' journals and letters, Band of Brothers chronicles the experiences of these men who knew extraordinary bravery and extraordinary fear. They were an elite rifle company parachuting into France early on D-Day morning, fighting in the Battle of the Bulge and capturing Hitler's Eagle's Nest at Berchtesgaden. Recreated With Stunning Special Effects And The Second Collaboration Between Tom Hanks And Steven Spielberg, The SeriesIs Both A Profound And Captivating Look At The Reality Of War.
The World At War | DVD | (25/04/2005)
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When this epic series was first broadcast in 1973 it redefined the gold standard for television documentary; it remains the benchmark by which all factual programming must judge itself. Originally shown as 26 one-hour programmes, The World at War set out to tell the story of the Second World War through the testimony of key participants. The result is a unique and unrepeatable event, since many of the eyewitnesses captured on film did not have long left to live. Each hour-long programme is carefully structured to focus on a key theme or campaign, from the rise of Nazi Germany to Hitler's downfall and the onset of the Cold War. There are no academic "talking heads" here to spell out an official version of history; the narration, delivered with wonderful gravitas by Sir Laurence Olivier, is kept to a minimum. The show's great coup was to allow the participants to speak for themselves. Painstaking research in the archives of the Imperial War Museum also unearthed a vast quantity of newsreel footage, including on occasion the cameraman's original raw rushes which present an unvarnished and never-before-seen picture of important events. Carl Davis' portentous main title theme and score underlines the grand scale of the enterprise. The original 26 episodes were supplemented three years later by six special programmes (narrated by Eric Porter), bringing the total running-time to a truly epic 32 hours. --Mark Walker
The American Civil War | DVD | (07/10/2002)
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The most successful public-television miniseries in American history, the 11-hour American Civil War defined what has since become known as the "Ken Burns approach"--voice-over narrators reading letters and documents dramatically and stating the writer's name at their conclusion, fresh live footage of places juxtaposed with still images (photographs, paintings, maps, prints), anecdotal interviews, and romantic musical scores taken from the era he depicts. The American Civil War uses all of these devices to evoke atmosphere and resurrect an event that many knew only from stale history books. While Burns is a historian, a researcher, and a documentarian, he's above all a gifted storyteller, and it's his narrative powers that give this chronicle its beauty, overwhelming emotion, and devastating horror. Using the words of old letters, eloquently read by a variety of celebrities, the stories of historians like Shelby Foote and rare, stained photos, Burns allows us not only to learn and understand history, but also to feel and experience it. --Dave McCoy
Grey's Anatomy - Series 1-4 - Complete | DVD | (23/11/2009)
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Grey's Anatomy Season 1-4 Boxset (22 Discs)
Ghost Capitals Box Set | DVD | (18/10/2010)
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For the past 18 years renowned paranormal historian Richard Felix has been searching for the truth behind ghosts. One of his many projects has been the Ghost Tour of Great Britain. This box set contains Britain's Ghost Capitals that he has visited whilst conducting his ghost Tour of Great Britain. Listen to eye witness accounts as they recall personal tales of ghostly goings-on and unexplainable events in the most haunted cities in Great Britain. You will never see these 5 haunted cities in quite the same light again as Richard takes you on his chilling tour.
The Complete Bible Box Set (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk) | DVD | (15/11/2010)
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The greatest story ever told comes to DVD! The largest television production ever undertaken sold in more than 140 countries worldwide The Bible Series has received 11 Emmy and 3 Cable Ace nominations and an Emmy award for Outstanding Miniseries. Over fifteen years in development and a further ten in the making the series' aim is to bring the stories of the Old Testament to life for contemporary audiences using big screen film methods and the best actors and directors available. Its cast of world-renowned stars include Sir Ben Kingsley Dennis Hopper Gary Oldman Oliver Reed Richard Harris Sean Bean Christopher Lee Jonathan Pryce and Elizabeth Hurley. The films' directors include Academy and Emmy award-winners Joseph Sargent Roger Young Nicolas Roeg and Robert Markowitz with title music composed arranged and conducted by the legendary film composer Ennio Morricone. This exclusive set boasts over 35 hours of lavish productions that you will treasure forever.
The Great War | DVD | (25/03/2002)
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In the early 1960s the BBC embarked on one of their most important and ambitious series ever. It was to be the definitive history of the First World War complete in twenty-six 40-minute episodes. An inspired account of the world-shattering events of 1914-1918 The Great War is narrated by Sir Michael Redgrave and employs the voice skills of many other leading actors of the day including Sir Ralph Richardson and Marius Goring. The series includes authentic archive footage and stunning photographic images gathered from 37 separate sources around the world. It also features interviews with many veterans of the war (by this time most were still only in their 60s) as well as almost 150 separate extracts from diaries letters and reports from the war. This important series is here available complete and unabridged. The Great War is here presented in a 7 disc set with the complete series on 6 discs and a full disc of extra features. This edition also includes a luxury 64-page booklet with full background notes reviews chapter points and associated articles.
Ashes to Ashes Complete Boxset | DVD | (05/07/2010)
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The 80s are back and it's criminal!
Gold Rush - Alaska: The Complete Seasons 1-3 | DVD | (28/10/2013)
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It's the gamble of a lifetime - find gold or go bust...This action-packed series follows a group of down-on-their-luck men who in the face of an economic meltdown risk everything to strike it rich mining for gold in Alaska. As rival crews stake their claims to mining opportunities in Alaska and the Yukon the pressure is on to strike paydirt before the funds run out and the prospectors are sent packing. Will these intrepid miners be rewarded for their hard work and optimism or will the glittering treasures of the frozen north remain out of their reach?
The Hurting | DVD | (20/01/2014)
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High Fidelity Pure Audio is the exciting new range of physical HD audio products from Universal Music Group which uses Blu-ray technology to deliver the ultimate listening experience to the user. High Fidelity Pure Audio discs are playable through all Blu-ray devices. Universal Music are therefore proud to announce the release of another selection of some of the finest albums ever created. <strong>Tracklist</strong> The Hurting Mad World Pale Shelter Ideas As Opiates Memories Fade Suffer The...
Sarah Brightman--One Night in Eden | DVD | (18/09/2000)
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As a performer, Sarah Brightman has never sought the comfort of the pigeonhole. In a career now well into its third decade, she's danced with Hot Gossip, been a teenage pop star, developed into a seasoned West End and Broadway musical star, and extended the range of her pure, classically trained soprano voice for the opera stage and concert platform. British critics, unable to pin down an obvious but diverse talent tend to dismiss her as the flaky ex-wife of Andrew Lloyd Webber and leave it at that. But as this 1999 South African concert shows, she's a megastar beyond her own homeland. Brightman is a guileless artist with eclectic tastes, from Queen to Puccini and Morricone. She remains loyal to her former husband's work and is at her best in the numbers from Phantom of the Opera. In other hands some stuff could be overripe: an Italian version of "My Heart Will Go On", and the ubiquitous "Nessun Dorma", for example. But her sincerity and soaring voice carry it all off. And Brightman proves herself a thoroughbred live singer, knocking today's manufactured pop babes into a cocked hat. The programme also includes an interview with the singer. --Piers Ford
Jazz - A Film By Ken Burns | DVD | (02/11/2009)
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The Complete 12 and a half hour series on 4 DVDs Jazz is an extraordinary amazing tour de force. This is what classic brilliant television looks like... The Sunday Times Over twelve and a half hours long Jazz is the critically acclaimed definitive history of Jazz music from its roots in the 19th century up to today. Produced by Ken Burns - one of America's most celebrated and respected documentary film-makers - this BBC co-production cost in excess of 000 000 and took over six years to make. Jazz features literally hundreds of rare and classic recordings and live performances from a century of Jazz music supported by exclusive interviews and rare or never before seen film clips and still photographs.
The Rolling Stones - Four Flicks | DVD | (17/11/2003)
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The juggernaut four-disc set that is the Rolling Stones Four Flicks is taken from their unique three-in-one 2001 tour when they combined a stadium tour, an arena tour and a theatre tour into one 54-truck peregrination. It's the kind of epic endeavour that brings to mind William Burroughs' remark on Laurie Anderson's Home of the Brave: "Y'know, I prefer to watch this kind of thing on TV. Tones it down." Of the four discs, there's one devoted to each of the three sets plus another of documentary footage which is every bit as entertaining as the concerts, with the chaps coming across as the bunch of lovable old monkeys they resemble these days. The track listings speak for itself, but there are quite a few nice insights into the way in which the band operates musically. Jagger's voice is nowhere near as strong as it was, yet, like Miles Davis did when his chops began to desert him, he simply knits any shortcomings into his style of delivery. One side-effect of this, though, is that the more recent material, presumably written with this in mind, is much more effective here than the classics; "Brown Sugar", for example, its lyrics now neutered to avoid giving offence, finds him resorting to all sorts of shortcuts. No matter, though, the Stones still put on an incomparable show. Keith "the Human Riff" Richards is in fact playing better now than he ever has. It's well worth getting yer ya-yas out for. On the DVD: Four Flicks presents its material in such an integrated way that it's hard to say where the main event ends and the extras begin. As well as the concerts, you get to see the band working with AC/DC, Sheryl Crow and various other associates, there's a fun feature which allows you to zoom in on any individual member on a few tracks (revealing the secret of Charlie Watts's propulsive drumming to the percussion-minded observer) plus a great deal more. --Roger Thomas
Ken Burns - The Civil War Commemorative Edition | DVD | (19/11/2012)
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The Civil War: Commemorative Edition is a remarkable series directed by Emmy Award-winner Ken Burns, telling the dramatic story of America's struggle to preserve democracy by erasing the stain of slavery: but at a cost of 620,000 lives. Over 11 gripping hours Burns traces the course of the U.S. Civil War, from the abolitionist movement through all the major battles to the death of President Lincoln and the beginnings of Reconstruction.
Def Leppard - Historia / In The Round In Your Face | DVD | (23/09/2002)
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Historia' covers seventeen tracks including the UK and US versions of both 'Bringing On The Heartbreak' and 'Pour Some Sugar On Me'. 'In The Round In Your Face' covers fourteen numbers filmed live over five nights in Denver and Atlanta.
The Complete Lone Wolf & Cub Boxset | DVD | (21/11/2009)
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At last... the riveting bloody and ultra-stylish Lone Wolf and Cub series together with the classic Shogun Assassin (all based on the perennially popular manga by Kazuo Koike and Goseki Kojima) available together in one boxset officially licenced from Toho fully uncut and freshly remastered. Filled with memorable set pieces iconic characters and violent action this series more than lives up to its reputation as a pinnacle of Japanese exploitation cinema whose musings on the meaning of honour in a lawless world still resonate today. In White Heaven In Hell alone Ogami Itt' kills 150 people onscreen the highest body count for a single character in a single film in cinema history. In America the first two Lone Wolf instalments were re-edited into the legendary Shogun Assassin the film that single-handedly created legions of new fans of Japanese action cinema upon its release. Originally prosecuted as a video nasty in the 1980s this hugely influential thrill-ride is presented here along with the original Lone Wolf and Cub series gorgeously remastered in their original aspect ratio. Discs Comprise: Disc 1: Sword Of Vengeance (1972 Kenji Misumi) Disc 2: Baby Cart At The River Styx (1972 Kenji Misumi) Disc 3: Baby Cart To Hades (1972 Kenji Misumi) Disc 4: Baby Cart In Peril (1972 Buichi Saito) Disc 5: Baby Cart In The Land Of Demons (1973 Kenji Misumi) Disc 6: White Heaven In Hell (1974 Yoshiyuki Kuroda) Disc 7: Shogun Assassin (1980 Robert Houston)
How We Used To Live - 1900-1945 | DVD | (31/12/2011)
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How We Used to Live: 1900-1945 (3 Discs)
Out Of Town - The Lost Episodes with Jack Hargreaves | DVD | (29/10/2012)
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Jack Hargreaves loved a good story, and the story of how the lost episodes of Out of Town came back to light is one that would have fascinated him. The story began on 31st December 1981. The Southern ITV franchise was at an end, and Jack packed up and left Southampton TV Centre for the last time. He had been working there non-stop since 1959, and would not return to the building for a number of years. For over 20 years Out Of Town was a television programme that provided a window on country ...